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these automaticts, thes spending cuts that were baked into the state budget, $6 billion worth, mostly to education. should prop 30 fail. you look at the pomin ipolling,s a very potent issue and brown knew that and seems to be campaigning on it. jerry brown's been kind of his own worst enemy when he talks about issues about why you want have this tax increase. go out on the stump, say, it's about the budget, it's about say even though his ads it's about schools. i think that's been a very fascinating dynamic here. californians sense there are a lot of things wrong, a lot of things they want to fix. does the tax fix it? does jerry browns have the idea to fix it? >> and john, i think, you know, you raised an issue that also works in the presidtial race. and that is one of the things that voters are looking at ises the role of government. whether you talking a education funding, or on a national level, look at the reaction to hurricane sandy and the questions being posed to mitt romney about fema funding. >> belva: president obama get a bump and rating out of his handling -- >> in the last week, wve
by the taliban because of her outspoken support for girl's education. but within days of beinbe injured, she allowed herself to be photographed to send a defiant signal to her attackers. doctors now say her recovery has been miraculous. >> her brought her school books so that she can continue her education from her hospital bed. her answer to the taliban bullets is books. >> the person who attacked her, they wanted to kill her. simply say that she fell temporarily. she will rise again. >> her family will now remain with her, as her physical strength returns. her moral courage strength, it appears, never left her. >> sreenivasan: the taliban have vowed to try to kill yousufzai again if she retvons to pakistan. but her father has denied reports the family might seek asylum abroad. the former prime minister of italy, silvio berlusconi, was convicted of tax fraud todans ad sentenced to four years in a court in milan ruled the media mogul and others were behind a scheme to buy the rights to broadcast u.s. movies on berlusconi's tv networks, using offshore companies and avoiding taxes. b
of globalization changes in technology that have advantaged the educated of those with high skills at the expense of the uneducated. and there clearly there is some truth to this story that education matters more on determining economic rewards. but the more we looked at this, the less satisfied we were that explanation. that it couldn't explain why the economic gains were so concentr ed within a very small subset of the educated people in american society. i mean 29% of americans now have college degrees but much, much smaller percentage of amerans were benefiting from this economic transformation. >> well as we speak i can hear all of those free-marketers out they say "come on, piers -- come on hacker, it is the global economy. it's the cheap labor overseas. it's those high-technology skills that you say are required, these deep forces that actually are beyond our control, d are making inevitable this division between the top and everyone else," right? that's what they were saying as they listen to you right now. >> we think the story that's told about how the global economy has shifted clearly
and a colleague of the late u.s. commissioner of education ernest boyer. welcome to you both. >> thank you. >> thank you. >> kathleen, the last time you were here you said all we've got left in the search for truth and knowledge is the debate. all right, are you satisfied now? >> no, we did not get an answer to the question that i wanted answered, which is "what are the sacrifices you're going to ask of us?no where are you going to get the mon that weweeed in a way thatee won't tank the economy, that will incease the likelihood of economic growth?" and so, the problem now facing a the country and the candidates is we're going to elect a candidate who is going to govern by asking us to make choices that we haven't anticipated. and as a result, we're going to feel betrayed to some extent, even if we voted for that ndidate. >> the debates were the most watched in a long time. your field intersects politics and entertainment. do you think entertainment e.values had something to do wi this? >> well, i think sus ense was what was required down to the wire. s and that's what we got. one won one,
'sio what l has been thinking about, authenticity. here is author and educator, lou heckler. >> on a recent trip, my wife and i attended a church service where the sermon was about authenticity. it got me thinking about the best boss i ever had. this gentleman had thatauare ability to be squarely in charge and yet make you feel like he always had your back. he demanded much of those of us working for him and was equally generous with rewards for a job well done. if you made an error he was concerned but forgiving and particularly focused on the lessons you learned. better still, we all knew this wasn't just what he did, it was who he was. ward schultz, founder of starbucks says it this way: authentic brands don't emerge ing cubicles orma advertising agencies. they emanate from everything the company does. if you have customers or employees, how would they rate your company's authenticity? the old phrase "fake it until you make it" may work in some situations, but not in this arena. i'm lou heckler. >> tom: finally, like millions icans in the path off sandy, our staffas had to dealta with e
in place, so education anage, all the things that might affect knowledge, your level of e, knowledge about the debates drops. that is, your ability to make accurate distinctions drops -- >> how do you explain that? >> explain it because you're in fact being distracted. we all think we multitask well. and the best res rch says that we -- >> no longer. >> rtually don't. >> i don't. >> and so, to the extent that you are focusing on something tu m ist, that commentary str framing things for so you're now seeing through someone else's lens or you're trying to create your own lens if you're the one who's tweeting, instead of engaging in the content. but secondly, you're being distracted from the content. so as you're reacting, you're di not processing useful information. we have fundamentay, in this new social media environment, changed the way in which a discernible part of the pothulation is absorbing conten. and they're not getting as much out of thdebates, we suspect, as they might otherwise. what are they learning? big bird, binders and bayonets.e one, two, three. >> but consider th
to the economy and opportunities in education and defense and crime and things like tha but that's been declining over time. in fact, you unpack the environ nt section of what people careti about, climate tes to ran virtually dead last. people are more concerned with their local environment: air pollution, water pollution, things like that. this is why we've seen these new poll-tested terms like "carbon pollution." c.o.-2 is the thing i'm exiling at you right now, we breathe out carbon dioxide. so we're seeing new terms called green energy instead of climate change because polls show people are skeptical and dubious of those motivations. they believe it's been overblown and it turns people off. >> suarez: joseph romm, why haven't we heard more about this topic during the national campaign? >> well, of course, mitt romney gets money from fossil fuel interests that'sne reon heon even opposes a clean energy tax credit for wind. obama, i think, is just misreading the polls entirely. the latest pollingt shows that - i think ken is right. when global warming becomes local that the public comes concerne
on education reform because he answers to his political supporters it was famililr arguments but phrased more beautifully. will it swing votes at this late date, sort of dubious. but there have been occasions when votes have shifted in the last few days. i think the dui story which hit george w. bush in 2000, i think that did shift. but it takes something sort of extraordinary. >> the thing i think that will and out after if we hadn't had sandy would be the story of the week is the really shameless ad that the romney people put on in ohio that chrysler was going to ship itsll production overseas to china. by the fact that chrysler has already committed $500 million of creation of production in toledo and 1100 new jobs there. , it wasas jus really scaring people, you know, that som, ow thee president had been part of bailing out chrysler and gm and ordered to ship those jobs, and theroduction overseas to china. that was shall did -- and he got attacked by thero republican papers in the state including the youngstown vindicater being indefensible. and i just think it had to be the product of, c
care. let's talk about education. let's talk about training. let's talk abo new jobs. let's talk about infrastructure. let's talk about our different a vision for massachusetts. that's what the people of massachusetts want to talk about. and that what i think they ought to hear about. >> i think about 10 or 15 minutes in, romney began toth realize is was not the easy exercise he thought it was going to be. >> narrator: then romney faltered. the issue was health care. >> i have a i have a position paper on health care. i'm happy to show it to you, senator, any time you'd like. >> mr. romney, it isn't a question of showing me your paper. it's a question of showing all of the people in here that are watching this program the paper. they ought to have an opportunity to know. what is the cost of your program? >> i don't have a cost of my program. >> you don't have a cost? >> no, i'm sorry, i don't have... >> what would be the impact of that on the budget? >> well, the impact, i do not know the specific number. >> so you don't have a ost. >> the impact that on the budget, senator ke
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